Dunkirk Woman Charged With Murder; To Be Arraigned Friday Morning

DUNKIRK-A Dunkirk woman was charged Friday in connection with a murder at 141 Lake Shore Dr. the previous evening according to the Dunkirk Police Department.

Rebecca Ruiz, 28, of the aforementioned address, was charged with 2nd degree murder. She’ll be arraigned Friday at 11:30 A.M in Dunkirk City Court with reporters Justin Gould and Ryan Hedrick on hand.


Rebecca Ruiz Image From DPD

Police reported they discovered the male victim shot and unresponsive in a yard outside the residence. He was reportedly taken to Brooks Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The victim’s name has yet to be released as of 10:40 AM Friday. Police said the murder appeared to be an isolated incident and not a random act.